What politicians’ wives wore during SONA 2022

July 25, 2022 - 4:08 PM
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From left to right: Marga Nograles, Heart Evangelista and Dawn Zulueta attending the first State of the Nation Address of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. (Maricel Halili via News 5/Twitter)

The State of the Nation Address red carpet is an avenue for government officials and their wives to showcase different fashion statements.

After two years of only virtually attending the SONA, this year’s SONA will be held with in-person guests. The SONA highlighted the guests’ fashion tastes.

Here are this year’s SONA outfits of some notable politicians’ wives:

Heart Evangelista

Heart Evangelista walks on the red carpet of Batasang Pambansa with her husband, Sen. Chiz Escudero, ahead of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr’ first State of the Nation Address. (Maricel Halili via News5/Twitter)

Accompanied by her husband, returning Sen. Chiz Escudero, actress and socialite Heart Evangelista wore a shimmering Filipiniana terno.

Earlier, during the first regular session of Senate under the 19th Congress, Heart donned an all-white terno designed by Filipino fashion designer Mark Bumgarner.

Dawn Zulueta

Actress Dawn Zulueta walks toward the inside of the Batasang Pambansa ahead hours before President Ferdinand Marcos Jr’ first State of the Nation Address. (Maricel Halili via News5/Twitter)

Actress Dawn Zulueta and the wife of Special Assistant to President Anton Lagdameo, wore a traditional Filipiniana paired with a long black woven skirt. She accessorized her outfit with a pearl-embedded necklace.

Lani Cayetano

Taguig City Mayor Lani Cayetano holding hands with her husband Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, as they make their way inside the Batasang Pambansa to hear Ferdinand Marcos Jr. first SONA. (Maricel Halili via News5/ Twitter)

Taguig City Mayor Lani Cayetano was dressed in a light purple Filipiniana terno paired with the same colored-face mask. She was with her husband, Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano.

Marga Nograles

Marga Nograles poses while wearing a hand woven Filipiania terno. (Kaayo Modern Mindanao/ Facebook)

The wife of renominated Civil Service Commission chair Karlo Nograles gets dressed in a handwoven Filipiniana terno made by the Maguindanao Tribe of South Cotabato.

Jocelyn Tulfo

Rep. Jocelyn Tulfo waits for her husband, neophyte Sen. Raffy Tulfo as he talks to the media ahead of Ferdinand Marcos Jr’ first SONA. (Maricel Halili via News5/ Twitter)

Rep. Jocelyn Tulfo (ACT CIS Party-list representative), the wife of neophyte Sen. Raffy Tulfo accompanied him, wearing a black Filipiniana dress laced with white and embellished with a silver brooch.

Tootsy Angara

Sen. Sonny Angara poses for a photo with his wife Tootsy Angara ahead of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr’ s first SONA. (Tootsy Angara/Instagram)

The wife of Sen. Sonny Angara wore a Maria Clara-inspired lace gown made by Filipino fashion designer Michael Leyva.